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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked 3 months Before Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 961 704 74.2 70.8-77.3 257 25.8 22.7-29.2
Age
< 20 years 69 47 68.0 53.7-79.6 22 32.0 20.4-46.3
20-24 years 238 135 54.9 47.4-62.2 103 45.1 37.8-52.6
25-34 years 507 397 81.7 77.7-85.2 110 18.3 14.8-22.3
35+ years 147 125 85.1 76.9-90.7 22 14.9 9.3-23.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 526 349 66.5 61.6-70.9 177 33.5 29.1-38.4
Non-Hispanic Black 245 189 78.3 71.2-84.0 56 21.7 16.0-28.8
Non-Hispanic Other 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 175 119 72.2 63.7-79.4 56 27.8 20.6-36.3
High School 191 103 54.7 46.4-62.8 88 45.3 37.2-53.6
> High School 594 481 81.9 78.1-85.2 113 18.1 14.8-21.9
Marital Status
Married 565 461 82.0 78.1-85.4 104 18.0 14.6-21.9
Other 395 243 63.1 57.2-68.5 152 36.9 31.5-42.8
WIC recipient
No 470 392 83.1 78.8-86.7 78 16.9 13.3-21.2
Yes 488 309 65.7 60.6-70.5 179 34.3 29.5-39.4
Medicaid recipient
No 410 355 86.3 82.1-89.7 55 13.7 10.3-17.9
Yes 551 349 65.3 60.5-69.9 202 34.7 30.1-39.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 326 221 67.1 61.8-72.0 105 32.9 28.0-38.2
2500+ grams 635 483 74.8 71.1-78.1 152 25.2 21.9-28.9

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 26: In the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day? (A pack has 20 cigarettes.)

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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